The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 79 98 85
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 17 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.48% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 2
Average salary £24,000 - £48,750
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 - £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
3rd Line Support Engineer
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1128 1199 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.00% 98.68% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1051 748
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the South Wales region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in South Wales

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in South Wales

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bridgend - 10 £22,250 -
Newport - 2 £34,000 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
Wales

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 29 (85.29%) VMware
1 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 28 (82.35%) Windows Server
3 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
4 26 (76.47%) Firewall
5 21 (61.76%) DHCP
5 21 (61.76%) DNS
6 20 (58.82%) TCP/IP
7 9 (26.47%) CCNA
7 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (20.59%) Linux
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.71%) Cisco
10 5 (14.71%) LAN
10 5 (14.71%) PBX
10 5 (14.71%) VoIP
10 5 (14.71%) WAN
10 5 (14.71%) Finance
10 5 (14.71%) PMI
10 5 (14.71%) PMI Certification
10 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
11 4 (11.76%) vSphere
11 4 (11.76%) VCP5
11 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (11.76%) MCITP
11 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 4 (11.76%) CCNP
11 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) JBoss
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) Firewall
2 21 (61.76%) DHCP
2 21 (61.76%) DNS
3 20 (58.82%) TCP/IP
4 5 (14.71%) LAN
4 5 (14.71%) PBX
4 5 (14.71%) VoIP
4 5 (14.71%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) HTTP
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) PMI
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.94%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 28 (82.35%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.59%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) AIX
7 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (2.94%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) CCNA
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) PMI Certification
3 4 (11.76%) CCA
3 4 (11.76%) CCNP
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (11.76%) MCITP
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.76%) VCP5
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) VMware
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Dell
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.88%) Veeam
5 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.94%) Acronis
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) EMC
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Novell
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec
5 1 (2.94%) Veritas